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Council, committees have new members
May 7, 2003
Monday marked Marilyn Pearse’s final Baldwin City Council meeting as a council member. After 14 years on the council, Pearse gave up her seat at Monday’s city council meeting as her term ended.
Deaths
May 7, 2003
Baldwin in brief
May 7, 2003
Bad check cashed in town
May 7, 2003
A man used a counterfeit second-party check to take about $340 in cash and liquor from a Baldwin business last week.
District wants feedback on four-day school week
May 7, 2003
There have been several suggestions made to help the Baldwin School District during its budget crunch, everything from cutting programs and faculty to increasing activity and user fees. One suggestion that hasn’t been discussed yet, but has caught the attention of Supt. James White, is the four-day school week.
High school newspaper won’t be cut from budget
May 7, 2003
When Diane Wagner heard the Baldwin High School newspaper was going to be cut next year, she wasn’t happy. In fact, Wagner, who has a son in the BHS journalism class, had even discussed paying part of the $2,100 needed to publish the paper out of her own pocket, just to make sure the program wasn’t cut.
Excellence in the classroom
Maxon receives teacher of year
May 7, 2003
Cathy Maxon’s nomination for teacher of the year described her as being a dedicated teacher, a mentor and a leader. Wal-Mart must have agreed because it selected Maxon, a fourth-grade teacher at Baldwin Elementary School, as its 2003 teacher of the year. The Ottawa Wal-Mart distribution center surprised Maxon Thursday in front of the students, faculty and her family with a certificate and a $1,000 check for the school when they recognized her as teacher of the year.
City council keeps new health plan
May 7, 2003
The city will keep its recently approved health insurance plan, despite a request from a Baldwin City Council member to find a different plan.
BHS tennis team wins again
May 7, 2003
Tennis started last week for the Baldwin High School Bulldogs with a bang at a round robin tournament in Ottawa on April 29. Baldwin ran away with first place.
Individuals pace BJHS boys
May 7, 2003
The Baldwin Junior High School boys performed well in an invitational at Louisburg on April 29, with several high finishes such as first place in the 800-meter relay with a time of 1:45:22 and Aaron Mills took home first in the long jump with a distance 19-4.
BHS baseball team looks to second half of season
May 7, 2003
Four home runs couldn’t quite make up the deficit. The Louisburg Wildcats beat the Baldwin High School Bulldogs in both games of the doubleheader last Tuesday by scores of 8-3 and 11-8.
BHS boys turn in ninth-place finish
May 7, 2003
It was a day of mixed results for the Baldwin High School track team. Certain events proved successful, while others ended with a lack of Baldwin purple in the points standing. BHS finished ninth out of 20 teams at the Girard Invitational, finishing with 29 points. Fort Scott finished first with 111 points, followed by Joplin (Mo.) with 101 points.
BHS girls take first at Girard
May 7, 2003
The Baldwin High School girls track had an amazing week winning meets, medals, setting personal records and defeating tough competition from around Kansas and Missouri.
BHS takes sweep of Louisburg
May 7, 2003
The Baldwin High School softball team rolled over the Louisburg Wildcats on April 29 at Baldwin High. The Bulldogs won by 6-1 and 5-2 margins. A highlight may of the game may have been freshman Charley Jo Schwartz seeing her first varsity action from the mound.
Letters to the editor
May 7, 2003
Relay for Life was another success
May 7, 2003
BJHS girls track teams take second
May 7, 2003
At Paola on Tuesday both Baldwin Junior High School girls track teams finished second out of 10 teams. “It was an outstanding day,” said coach Eric Toot.